Computer-based personalized instruction is largely unproven in K-12, and investments in it should be approached cautiously, expanding only when proven effective, according to a new report.
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November 25, 2014
October 08, 2014
The University Colorado Boulder is launching a Schools of Opportunity project to honor schools working to level the learning playing field for all students.
September 23, 2014
An economist questions the inputs, outputs, and conclusions of a report that ranked the U.S. 19th out of 30 countries in educational efficiency.
November 15, 2013
Julie Mead, a researcher at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, casts doubt on a recent study's conclusion that charter schools do not 'counsel out' students with special needs.
August 22, 2013
Charter school teacher salaries in DC, a push to create charters in Kentucky, an audit of a Pa. charter school, and a critique of a charter school study topped headlines on the independent public school sector this week.
March 19, 2013
A new brief urges policymakers to adopt measures that would welcome and involve the parents of English-language learners in U.S. schools to improve the achievement of those students.
December 13, 2012
The National Education Policy Center's managing director William Mathis outlines the many factors at play in creating school funding formulas for schools of choice.
November 21, 2012
Students are turning away from expensive for-profit colleges, a trend that could add new fuel to the debate over companies in the K-12 sector.
September 06, 2012
The Think Twice think tank review project is taking issue with the approach and conclusions in a widely distributed American Enterprise Institute (AEI) report on "parent power" that was released July 31.
July 19, 2012
Report from National Education Policy Center questions academic performance of company's virtual schools, adds to fiery debate.